Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CAGD390
Subject Name Graphic Design Major Project
Credit Points 12
Pre-Requisites CAGD301
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions Only available to students studying the Graphic Design major.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assignment - Project proposal 20% Project - Major design project 50% Report - Reflective report 30%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.250
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641  $ 1641 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (29-07-2019 to 21-11-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions 1795 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Communication and Media  (Wollongong)
1828 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of International Studies  (Wollongong)
709 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Commerce  (Wollongong)
720 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Arts  (Wollongong)
796 - Bachelor of Creative Arts-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies  (Wollongong)
840 - Bachelor of Creative Arts  (Wollongong)
840A - Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
841 - Bachelor of Creative Arts  (Wollongong)
842 - Bachelor of Creative Arts  (Wollongong)
844 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Computer Science  (Wollongong)
845 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Science  (Wollongong)
845H - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Science (Health & Behavioural)  (Wollongong)
856 - Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Journalism  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours 1hr lecture, 2 x 3hr studio per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Angelina Marcon-Jones
Wes Wickham
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Gregor Cullen
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2019

Subject Description
This capstone Graphic Design subject focuses on the development of an individual self-directed design project that encapsulates the design knowledge and professional expertise gained through the studentís program of study. Supported by a critical reflective framework, students are expected to engage with a design methodology that includes the articulation and critical analysis of the design concepts, research, and schemata, underpinning their creative work. The subject prepares the students for the challenges inherent in the transition to industry practice by positioning them as successful independent learners, problem solvers, and effective communicators. Students are expected to participate in a series of advanced professional and thematic seminars exploring dimensions of design practice that run parallel to their creative design work.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Ability to complete creative work to industry standards
2. Ability to engage in critical reflective practice
3. Ability to articulate the design knowledge and competencies implicit in the completed design project

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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